December 17, 2020

BAPL Film Series: Monthly Virtual Film Club – Lost in Paris (2016)

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Date(s) - 12/17/2020
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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When Canadian librarian Fiona visits Paris looking for her lost aunt, she runs into Parisian hobo Dom and sheer madness ensues. Created by and starring the Belgian comedic duo, Abel and Gordon, Lost in Paris is a whimsical, Tati-inspired farce with shades of Chaplin and vaudeville.

Each month we pick a culturally significant film for library patrons to watch on Kanopy. Then our virtual film club meets on Zoom to discuss the film! Registration is required.  Last day to register is December 15. Email invitations for Zoom will be sent out the day prior to the event.

Lost in Paris | Reelviews Movie Reviews

More about the Filmmakers

An interview with the filmmakers Abel and Gordon, who also star in the film.

Interview with Fiona Gordon by Red Carpet News.

Comedic trailer for the 2017 Bienne French Film Festival. starring the filmmakers.

Reviews

LA Times

Substream

Variety

Inspirations for the Film

A short article on famous French director, Jacques Tati.

An essay on the early transition of Vaudeville from stage to screen.

A piece on Buster Keaton and slapstick comedy.

 

 

 

 

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